RIP Dolla 5.18.09

untitled-4Damn, another fallen soldier to the rap game. This time it’s ATL Rapper Dolla, who is signed to Akon’s Konvict label, and had a hit single with T-Pain on the track, “Who The Heck Is That?” Here’s the full news story:

The man killed during a high-profile shooting at the Beverley Center in Beverley Hills, California today was Atlanta rapper Dolla, sources have confirmed with

Dolla, born Roderick Anthony Burton II, hailed from East Atlanta and Los Angeles. He was signed to Akon’s Konvict Muzik imprint.

The rapper was shot and killed shortly after 3:00 PM near the La Cienga Boulevard entrance, after a fight between a group of individuals broke out.

Witnesses report that a woman was seen firing a handgun. Another source said a male suspect was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport as he attempted to board a flight.

Dolla was originally a member of Hip-Hop group Da Razkals Cru, before he landed a gig for Sean “Diddy” Combs as a model for Sean John.

Dolla had gained a buzz via his track “Who The Heck Is That?” which featured T-Pain and Tay Dizm.

The rapper was reportedly working on his debut solo album titled a Dolla & A Dream.

And breaking news just came in — they have arrested a man thought to be Dolla’s murderer.

A 23-year-old Atlanta-area man has been arrested and charged with the Monday afternoon (May 18) death of 21-year-old Konvict Muzik recording artist Dolla.

Aubrey Louis Berry, a resident of Snellville, GA, a suburb about 25 miles Northeast of Atlanta, is being held on $1 million bond after being arrested Monday night, Los Angeles police said in a statement today (May 19).

According to the Associate Press, Berry was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after reportedly dropping off a rental car and making his way to Terminal 1.

“As the officers approached the suspect, they asked him ‘Do you know why we’re here?’” Airport Police spokesman Sgt. Jim Holcomb told the AP. “He put his [hands] up in the air and said, ‘Yes, I’ve got a gun in my waistband. Don’t shoot me.”

The gun found on the suspects body was a loaded 9mm semiautomatic handgun.

Berry was immediately turned over to the LAPD.

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RIP Dolla, we’ll miss you homie…

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